ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Model College for Boys, H-9, has shown marked improvement in Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) annual results 2012, which was announced by the Federal Board on Tuesday.

In almost all the disciplines, the results are encouraging and much better than the previous results. In Pre-Engineering group, Qazi Umer Jamil has stood 1st in the college securing 912 marks out of 1100. In Pre-Medical group, Muhammad Zakir Khan stood 1st securing 815 marks. In General Science group, Syed Kazim Raza has got 1st position in the college with 822 marks. In Humanities group, Shakeel Ahmed with 763 marks was declared first in the college.

Talking to TheNation, the principal of the college, Professor Mumtaz Ali expressed immense happiness and satisfaction over the results. He hoped as a result of effective measures being under taken the present administration, further improvement in results will be witnessed in the next session. The principal further said he is keenly waiting for the time when IMCB H-9 stands at a prominent position among the best educational institutions of the federal capital. For this purpose, all the available resources, and more than this, expertise of the faculty members is being utilised in the best possible manner.

The Vice Principal of the college, Professor Dr Ghulam Sarwar said, the improvement in college results is the outcome of better academic discipline and regularity of classes, along with dedication of the teaching staff members. He congratulated the students and the teachers and hoped that in the coming days also they will show more dedication and will try their best in earning good name for the college. He further said, in spite of different problems, especially lodging problems faced by the students because of non-availability of H-9 hostel, the students showed good performance.

Professor Tahir Mahmood, spokesman of Federal Government College Teachers Association (FGCTA), when contacted said, it is indeed extremely encouraging that an institution that takes poor stuff, students from FATA/GB, Kashmir, Balochistan and other far flung areas of the country, and has been under discriminative attack of some of the responsible high ups, has shown its worth. He further said that the teaching community is determined to resist any effort made to damage the institution because with the biggest hostel building, the college has been serving students from the hardest hit areas ever since it was taken over by the federal government in 1974. He also congratulated the Principal, teaching staff and particularly the students of the college who passed their HSSC examination.